Project

A comparative study of the rural land market in the Southern Low Countries from the fifteenth to the sixteenth century

Duration
01 January 2011 → 31 January 2016
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • History
  • Social sciences
    • Economic history
Keywords
Southern Low Countries land market rural history
 
Project description

By means of princely and seigniorial transfer rights on real estate transactions, a source which has been used only little, the evolution of the rural land market in the Southern Low Countries during the 15th and 16th centuries shall be analysed. Central questions are the regional differences, the relationship between economic development and the land market and, finally processes of concentration and polarization of landed property.